Hi everyone, I’m back with number 2 of my Handbag Series, this series has been really well received and I’m so pleased that many of you are looking forward to it.
I was inspired by a brown leather Marc Jacobs handbag from 2002.
This is a great size and will fit some lovely gifts inside.
I love adding real hardware to my gift bags, I think the metal rings work perfectly.
SUPPLIES USED TO MAKE THIS GIFT BAG
White Sakura Gelly Roll Pen, size 10 available here.
Key ring, rings available here.
MEASUREMENTS NEEDED TO MAKE THIS GIFT BAG
2 pieces of 12′ x 10.1/2 card for the main bag.
Score along the 12′ side at 8.1/2 & 11.1/2
Score along the 10.1/2 side at 3′, 8.1/2 & 10′
Score back along the 12′ side at 10′ down to the 2nd scoreline only.
2 pieces of 6′ x 3.1/2 card for the pockets.
Score along 6′ side at 1/2′, 1′, 1.1/2, 4.1/2, 5′ & 5.1/2
Score along the 3.1/2 side at 1/2′
2 pieces of 3′ x 1.3/4 card for the pockets flaps.
Score along the1.3/4 side at 1/2′ & 3/4′
2 strips of 1′ x 12′ card for the handles.
Score along the 1′ side at 1/2′
1 strip of card and 1 strip of card to wrap around the middle of the bag
4 pieces of 1′ x 2.1/2 card to attach the handles to the bag.
Score along the 1′ side at 1/4′ & 3/4′ down to 1.1/2
4 squares of 1.1/4 1.1/4 card for the ends of the handles.
1 strip of 1′ x 12′ and 1 strip of 1′ x 5.1/2 to wrap around the card.
1 piece of 1′ x 1/2′ mirrored card for the end of one of the strips.
Score along the 1/2′ side at 1/4′
2 strips of 1/2′ x 3′ card for the sides of the gift bag.
Check out my full tutorial below.
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